- World Water Day is celebrated on 22 March each year
- Water can help boost your metabolism
- Water ranks the highest when it comes to satiety levels
World Water Day is celebrated on 22 March each year. The day is a means to focus attention on the importance of freshwater while advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. World Water Day tries to remind people about the importance of drinking water, it's health benefits and to promote sustainability for freshwater resources' management. Every year World Water Day focuses on a specific aspect of freshwater. The theme for World Water Day 2019 is: 'Leaving no one behind'.
Your body needs adequate amount of water to function properly as your brain, blood and bones are composed of high water content. Staying hydrated is necessary as a dehydrated body can lead to some health ailments. Moreover, other juices, drinks or beverages cannot fill up water requirement. Everyone should consume at least 6-8 glasses of water everyday. Some of the health benefits of drinking water includes preventing osteoporosis, balancing body temperature, preventing arthritis, promoting digestion assist with breathing, boost metabolism, relieves pain, improves skin condition, helps in flushing out toxins and support cardiovascular health.
Have a look at many benefits of water:
1. Boosts metabolism
Water can help boost your metabolism which helps in various health benefits such as weight loss. Moreover, water carries hormones, nutrients and oxygen to your body organs. Water is also responsible for removing dead cells, waste material and toxins. Proteins and various enzymes also require plenty of water regarding proper functioning. All this helps in increasing the metabolic rate.
2. Weight loss
Water ranks the highest when it comes to satiety levels. Drinking plenty of water can help those who are on a weight loss program. Try drinking water before your meals as it will help keep your stomach full.
3. Removal of kidney stones
Water is one of the effective ways to help dissolve kidney stones. Drinking plenty of water each day can help prevent the development of stones in your kidneys. Water dilutes the excess chemicals, minerals, and salts that contribute to the formation and facilitates proper urination to flush out the excess and toxic waste.
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4. Skin health
Some skin diseases like blisters and frostbite can be treated by drinking plenty of water. Water can moisturise your skin that can ward off signs of early aging such as wrinkles, fine lines, and sagged skin. Water is great and can help give you clear and radiant skin.
5. Digestive health
Water also promotes digestive health. Lack of water can also lead to constipation or diarrhea. Simply drinking enough water can help in effective digestion and will regulate irregular bowel movements as well.
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